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Vertical Village Sculpture at the Salone 2014, Milan

Vertical Village Sculpture at the Salone 2014, Milan

Apr 8, 2014

MVRDV, Sixinch and Interni exhibit the Vertical Village Sculpture at this years Salone in Milan in the context of the Interni event 'Feeding Idea's for the City" . The installation consists of 77 coated foam cushions by which different compositions can be constructed. The cushions are now for sale as furniture collection: www.vertical-village.com 

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It’s a house – and you can sit on it ! MVRDV launch Vertical Village furniture

It’s a house – and you can sit on it ! MVRDV launch Vertical Village furniture

Apr 7, 2014

MVRDV and Belgian furniture label Sixinch have launched a furniture collection. A series of colourful, playful and enjoyable coated foam ‘houses’ which are a result of the Vertical Village research conducted by MVRDV. Initially designed as sculpture pieces, the objects have become popular furniture and are now available online at www.vertical-village.com. They are to be displayed during Salone 2014 in Milan.


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Wake Up in it visits MVRDV during IABR: Sleep at MVRDV

Wake Up in it visits MVRDV during IABR: Sleep at MVRDV

Apr 1, 2014

Wake Up In It is an initiative connected to festivals in Rotterdam, for each festival they match guests and participants. For North Sea Jazz visitors can book a night in the house of Jazz musicians. For the IABR (28 May to August 24th) the initiative offers nights in the homes of Rotterdam architects. 

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Winy Maas about the Barcode Project in Oslo: I hope there are shops, restaurants and life here 

Winy Maas about the Barcode Project in Oslo: I hope there are shops, restaurants and life here 

Mar 31, 2014

Watch what Winy Maas has to say about MVRDV's Barcode in Olso!

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Construction start on Cheung Fai Building transformation, Hong Kong

Construction start on Cheung Fai Building transformation, Hong Kong

Mar 25, 2014

GAW Capital and MVRDV have started construction on the Cheung Fai building in Hong Kong which transforms a former warehouse into offices for creative companies.  The building with a 

surface of 18.000 m² is situated at Kwun Tong waterfront in Hong Kong’s new designated business area of East Kowloon. The transformation aims to create a luxurious loft style working environment by replacing everything but the primary concrete structure of the building with glass and stainless steel infill, exposing the building’s infrastructure. Completion is scheduled for September 2015.

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To our friends in India and around the world: Happy Holi 2014

To our friends in India and around the world: Happy Holi 2014

Mar 17, 2014

For the festive occasion we splashed some colors onto our Mirador Building. 

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MVRDV donates UPV model to TU Munich Architekturmuseum at Pinakothek der Moderne

MVRDV donates UPV model to TU Munich Architekturmuseum at Pinakothek der Moderne

Mar 13, 2014

MVRDV has donated the original Unterföhring Park Village  competition model ‘Interior City’ from 1999 with a value of € 20,000  to the architecture museum of TU Munich at the Pinakothek der Moderne forming part of one of the largest architectural collections in Europe. It will first be presented during the ‘Show and Tell’ exhibition opening on 13th March 2014.

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MVRDV Presents Public Art Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen

MVRDV Presents Public Art Depot Boijmans Van Beuningen

Mar 9, 2014

Today the city of Rotterdam, Museum Boijmans Van Beuningen and MVRDV present the design for the new Collection Building. The building with a surface of 15.000m2 is an open art depot featuring exhibition halls, a sculpture roof garden and a restaurant. The public can see what’s going on behind the scenes in a museum and private art collectors will be able to store their own collection in ideal Museum conditions. The design – a reflective round volume – responds to its surroundings, Rotterdam’s Museumpark in which it will be completed in 2017. The allocated budget is 50 million Euro.

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MVRDV Buildings monograph: one of the Best Dutch Book Designs of 2013

MVRDV Buildings monograph: one of the Best Dutch Book Designs of 2013

Feb 21, 2014

MVRDV Buildings monograph has been selected as one of the Best Dutch Book Designs of 2013. It is now a contender for the World Best Book Designs which will be awarded during the Frankfurt Book Fair in October 2014.

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Facade test on site for Roskilde Rockmagneten

Facade test on site for Roskilde Rockmagneten

Feb 11, 2014

Rockmagneten - Denmark's new museum of rock music - moves ahead with this facade mock-up, no, its not a Photoshop! The test is already breathing life into the abandoned factory area of Unicon in Roskilde, Denmark. The museum will open it's doors in 2015. MVRDV collaborates with Danish architects COBE.


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MVRDV wins competition public art depot Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

MVRDV wins competition public art depot Museum Boijmans van Beuningen

Feb 4, 2014

MVRDV was chosen winner of the competition for a 14.000m2 public-private art depot of Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam. Rotterdam city council will decide at the end of 2014 whether to realize the building. After winning MVRDV was disqualified from the competition for a breach of the tender regulation but won a preliminary injunction at the court of justice of Rotterdam.

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CNN lists Market Hall among the world top 10 architectural structures to be completed in 2014

CNN lists Market Hall among the world top 10 architectural structures to be completed in 2014

Feb 3, 2014

“This tunnel-shaped structure in the Dutch port city of Rotterdam is designed as a hybrid between a bustling open-air market, and residential apartments. The project, by Dutch architects MVRDV, is part of the regeneration plan of the city center, which was damaged badly in World War II bombing raids.”

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MVRDV's Amanora Hills plan is a ‘Temple of  Futurism’

MVRDV's Amanora Hills plan is a ‘Temple of Futurism’

Jan 28, 2014

The Pune edition of the Times of India was wrapped in a cover sheet advertising the MVRDV Amanora Hills plan as a ‘Temple of Futurism’, a ‘multi-cultural habitat for a rich social life’. We could not agree more! The first phase of the 370.000 m2 mixed use housing complex is scheduled for completion in 2015.

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MVRDV in the final round of the competition ‘One Center One Garden’ for Guangzhou Cultural Center

MVRDV in the final round of the competition ‘One Center One Garden’ for Guangzhou Cultural Center

Jan 28, 2014

MVRDV together with ADEPT and AUBE have been selected for the final round of the competition ‘One Center One Garden’ for Guangzhou Cultural Center, China. The project foresees a landscape design of 35 ha and 30.000 m2 of cultural buildings.

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NYT names the Dutch Markthal as one of the 2014 Top Travel Destinations

NYT names the Dutch Markthal as one of the 2014 Top Travel Destinations

Jan 24, 2014

The New York Times listed Rotterdam and the MVRDV-designed Dutch Markthal to be one of the Top Places to Go in 2014: 'Come October, the massive arch of the Markthal, whose interior displays 3-D food photographs, becomes the country’s first indoor food hall.'

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